Tamil Nadu Religion Census 2011

As per census 2011, Hindu are majority in Tamil Nadu state. Hinduism constitutes 87.58% of Tamil Nadu population. In all Hindu form majority religion in 32 out of 32 districts of Tamil Nadu state. The data for 2019 & 2020 is under process and will be updated in few weeks.

Muslim Population in Tamil Nadu is 42.29 Lakhs (5.86 percent) of total 7.21 Crore. Christian Population in Tamil Nadu is 44.18 Lakhs (6.12 percent) of total 7.21 Crore.


Religion Percentage
Hindu 87.58%
Muslim 5.86%
Christian 6.12%
Sikh 0.02%
Buddhist 0.02%
Jain 0.12%
Other Religions 0.01%
Not Stated 0.26%

Tamil Nadu District Wise Data - Religion 2011

District Majority Religion
Chennai Hindu
Kancheepuram Hindu
Vellore Hindu
Thiruvallur Hindu
Salem Hindu
Viluppuram Hindu
Coimbatore Hindu
Tirunelveli Hindu
Madurai Hindu
Tiruchirappalli Hindu
Cuddalore Hindu
Tiruppur Hindu
Tiruvannamalai Hindu
Thanjavur Hindu
Erode Hindu
Dindigul Hindu
Virudhunagar Hindu
Krishnagiri Hindu
Kanniyakumari Hindu
Thoothukkudi Hindu
Namakkal Hindu
Pudukkottai Hindu
Nagapattinam Hindu
Dharmapuri Hindu
Ramanathapuram Hindu
Sivaganga Hindu
Thiruvarur Hindu
Theni Hindu
Karur Hindu
Ariyalur Hindu
The Nilgiris Hindu
Perambalur Hindu
# District Literacy
1 Serchhip 97.91 %
2 Aizawl 97.89 %
3 Mahe 97.87 %
4 Kottayam 97.21 %
5 Pathanamthitta 96.55 %